Bowery Farming, in a press release, announced today the appointment of Colin Nelson to the newly-created role of Chief Supply Chain Officer. Nelson, per the release, "boasts three decades of experience in end-to-end supply chain management and operations at major multinationals, including Walgreens Boots Alliance, Unilever, and GlaxoSmithKline."
At Bowery, Nelson will oversee Bowery’s seed to store operations, including procurement and planning, manufacturing and maintenance, construction and engineering, logistics, and delivery.
“Our growth has been driven by consumer demand for safer and more transparently grown produce, and our ability to provide a consistent and reliable supply to our retail partners,” said Irving Fain, CEO and Founder of Bowery Farming. “Colin’s leadership, values, and extensive experience will be an extremely valuable asset to Bowery as we continue to advance our operational and supply chain efficiencies, and further scale our business to increase access to local, fresh, sustainable healthy food.”
“I’m impressed by what Bowery is building and how the company is applying innovative technology and human ingenuity to strengthen our food system and help feed a growing urban population in an economically sustainable way,” said Nelson. “I am looking forward to working closely with the incredibly passionate, purpose-driven team to further expand the business and deliver excellent economics through supply chain and operational efficiencies at Bowery.”